Chandler’s strong local economy and financial practices have provided city taxpayers with an economic windfall. The three major U.S. credit rating agencies reaffirmed their favorable view of Excise Tax Revenue Obligations, which will be used to fund various water and wastewater capital projects. Chandler officials had requested the rating review in anticipation of an upcoming […]
Story by Chelsea Martin Opportunity should not exist merely to engage the capable body but extend to all in a community, including those who require assistance for special needs. And, although helping others isn’t a priority for all, for others it’s a way of life. Combine determination and a passion to achieve that […]
Photos by Billy Hardiman Valley Christian and Horizon Honors high schools faced off in a hotly contested volleyball rivalry. Valley Christian scored the overall win with a 3-out-of-5-match victory.
Photo by Paul Hirsch Members of a bipartisan group supporting Kyrene and Tempe Union overrides turned out for a massive show of support by visiting area homes to answer questions about the measure. Group included, from left, Michelle Hirsch, Kyrene school board member and past-president; state legislator Jeff Dial; Alicia Klassen, of Valley Interfaith Project; […]
Tempe police will again partner with the Arizona Drug Enforcement Administration and other Valley law enforcement agencies for a drug “take back” event at the Tempe South police substation. Residents will be able to safely dispose of unused, unneeded and expired prescription and over-thecounter medications. The event will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. […]
Photo by Billy Hardiman Frequent cyclist Riley Gay takes note of the planned 3-month closure of the Western Canal recreational pathway where it crosses from Tempe into Chandler at Price Road. Cyclists taking advantage of these cooler days and evenings will have to find a new route for their pastime when Salt River Project launches […]
Story by Diana Whittle A new musical experience for fourth and fifth graders in the Kyrene School District begins this month on a high note, with 85 students enrolling in the after-school program. Students agreed to attend practice once a week at Kyrene de la Estrella Elementary, with a live performance scheduled this spring at […]
Homecoming: It’s one of the most longstanding, anticipated traditions of high school football. This year’s pride at the Aztecs’ annual homecoming game was a ribbon-ripping success. The moment you entered the stadium your eyes were swallowed in a sea of orange and gold, Aztec fans young and old, just daring that their high-energy cheering be […]